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done. >> we just heard an announcement for obama on the final day, bruce springsteen and jay-z will do the final public. >>shepard: id that we have a schedule for the final days. >>reporter: a lot of wisconsin, a lot of ohio. that suggests to the republicans that president is nervous about wisconsin where he was earlier in green bay and he will be in milwaukee this weekend. and the president's only doing one stop in florida this final week end, one stop in virginia, and no stops in north carolina, and that tells the republicans he is giving up on north carolina but the obama camp denies that and is concerned that a late push in florida and virginia may not make a difference and romney has momentum there, and the president, instead, focusing his attention on wisconsin and ohio, sort of a midwest firewall for the president. >> governor romney, today, blasted the president's record on business from battleground state of virginia and john roberts has that news live in virginia this afternoon. what is the word? >> good morning to you. we are on the very spot, where back in 1970 the greatest
or listen to bruce springsteen sing about this place, there might be a sense of familiarity of it. but for millions of americans, this is a deep personal loss. >> that pier was beautiful. it had great rides. every one of you people or half you people has been on that pier. >> reporter: summer memories, a place where their parents brought them and they brought their own kids. until now, until this. harry smith is a councilman and business owner. his family ran the beach umbrella concession. it's gone now. >> this is heartbreaking. i've lived here my whole life. devastated. >> reporter: the best known and most dramatic image, the star jet roller coaster. it sat on the pier that used to run 300 yards out to sea along with three dozen other famed rides and attractions. this, for example, was the scrambler. less than a mile away. fun town pier, where we find bob stewart standing where his office used to be. >> i have never seen anything like it. this building where we're standing, i have pictures of it from the 1890 or something and it was the only building here. every storm up till no
sandy coming together. we have some great performers lined up including bruce springsteen and the e street band, billy joel, jon bon jovi and more. >> all hosted by matt, 8:00 tomorrow night on the networks of nbc universal, all commercial-free and benefits the red cross. and now we want to talk about more what we were discussing, the unwatering teams, of course. most of sandy's flood waters have flooded the streets, but it's the water beneath that's presented the biggest challenge. on wednesday, i met the team leader of the engineers tasked with getting all that water out. sandy's winds and rains may be long gone, but one thing is here to stay. all that water. >> the army corps of engineers is sending us their best national team. they call it the national unwatering team. i didn't know there was such a name for a team. >> neither did we, but i got the chance to meet the head of the so-called unwatering team of the army corps of engineers. >> well, first of all, some people can't believe that you are known as the unwatering team. is that the term you would use? >> it was a term hand
saw today. it's a landmark made famous by bruce springsteen, mtv and "the sopranos." this is before and after, to give you a sense of what's happened. it's not even all there. you can see the rides including the roller coaster have been washed away sitting in the ocean. michael holmes is just across the bay in toms river, new jersey. you were in seaside heights, you toured it, what did you see? >> reporter: we went right up and down a number of towns there, ocean beach, normandy, and we spent a couple of hours there with the local police chief and i can tell you, it was absolutely extraordinary, the amount of damage that was done by hurricane sandy, erin. you know, there's gas leaks there that have continued to be a problem. we've seen a stream of gas trucks go across the bridge onto those islands to try to shut off the gas. there was one particular area up there in the area of brick where about three or four football fields' worth of houses had been burnt to the ground by fire started by gas leaks so it's a big problem. you can smell it in the air. this was the first opportunity we
through. it's no secret he's a fin of bruce springsteen. over the years springsteen has not returned the love until last night. he reached out to the victims of hurricane sandy and then some. listen to this. we're a band that can't separate from the jersey shore. we'll send this out to all the people working down there, the police officers, the firemen, and also to the governor who has done such a hard job this past week. well, there you have it. the romance, the bromance isn't as one-sided anymore. >>> also, what part of the presidential election got this, 4-year-old colorado resident all choked up? spoiler alert here. all of it. abigail, that's her name, was riding along with her mom to buy groceries with npr playing on the radio. here is her answer for why the tears are flowing. >> because of barack obama and mitt romney. >> that's why you're crying? it will be over soon, abby. the election will be over soon, okay? >> okay. >> oh. >> well, anyway, npr caught wind of her breakdown of mitt romney and barack obama and issued a statement reassuring her she only had to tough it out a f
you very much. >>> from plane to car to bruce springsteen for being the right-hand man for tony "sopranos" jim van zandt is a true son of -- we'll hear what he has to say about the devastation of sandy. that's coming up next in the next hour of "newsroom." you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corner. us bank. >>> jerry sandusky may be sitting in a prison cell, but the penn state child sex abuse case far from over. new today, former penn state university president graham, formerly charged now with perjury, obstruction of justice, conspiracy and endangering the welfare of children. he joins the former athletic director and the former vice president of business and finance at the university all facing those same charges. >>> in new york they have been performing without an audience for days. now the stars of late night come
. they are he going to be katy perry, dave mathews, stevie wonder, bruce springsteen and jay-z on pit bull. performers throughout the country and events at battle ground states trying to boost the crowds. in 2008 the president did an event in the final weekend, in a state he was not winning, but he was trying to expand the map and trying to win republicans over to his column and this side, more on defense, states he won last time that he wants to keep in his column, wisconsin tlie visit this final weekend. in ohio six visits and the reason they say they're doing that and playing that defense, they think if the president can win wisconsin and ohio, et cetera, it's going to be sort of a midwestern firewall that will be hard for mitt romney to get to 270 electoral votes to win. >> ed henry it sounded like the band had come to conclusion and probably thought you'd be able to do the rest of your sound biting in peace, but no, they're back with another number. >> the peace of a lawn mower. >> a little bit of revenge. >> good one. >> gretchen: is it true the president is changing his message? bec
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